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26 Jan 2015
New research published by the Neuronal Mechanism for Critical Period Unit at the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: News Article
26 Jan 2015
On the right you can see the regular uninhibited activity of the arcopalium in the zebra finch brain. After use of chemogenetic inhibition, there is a decrease in neuronal activity which in turn...
Type: Photo
26 Jan 2015
Zebra finches are used as models for the study of vocalization as their song patterns are well understood by researchers.
Type: Photo
Coral Reef
19 Jan 2015
Coral reef off Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan.
Type: Photo
15 Jan 2015
Previous research has already demonstrated that substantial quantities of self-motile or active agents such as bacteria in a fluid environment can be harnessed to do mechanical work like moving...
Type: News Article
15 Jan 2015
Here Red particles represent Active agents and green represent  Passive  agents. The variation in density of the mixture and the strength of the self-motile agents creates vortexes in the...
Type: Video
15 Jan 2015
The three distinct flow pattern phases found through computer simulations by Denis F. Hinz and Eliot Fried at OIST. From left to right, mesoturbulant, polar flock and voritcal are visualized.
Type: Photo
8 Jan 2015
It is no secret that typhoons are capable of churning the seas and wreaking destruction. But it is tough to examine what exactly happens during a typhoon, particularly in the ocean. The Okinawa...
Type: News Article
Plankton
7 Jan 2015
Researcher Mary Grossmann identified more than fifty thousand plankton images. This figure shows the diversity of her findings, including diatoms (c), radiolarians (d), copepods (f), isopods (g),...
Type: Photo
Mary Grossmann
7 Jan 2015
Mary Grossmann looks at a jar of plankton she collected on a recent cruise.
Type: Photo

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